centre:mk announces partnership with Action4Youth
centre:mk are partnering with leading youth charity, Action4Youth as headline sponsor for their annual awards ceremony, Big Night Out, which celebrates the achievements of local young people and volunteers. These inspirational people are recognised for their dedication and commitment to youth services, for overcoming personal challenges and for making positive change in our communities.
With over 70 years of experience, Action4Youth is a leading youth charity based in Buckinghamshire providing positive, transformational experiences and activities which inspire children and young people. Their mission is to ensure that all children and young people have the chance to enter adulthood as positive, confident members of the community. Serving 25,000 young people each year, including those from the most deprived sections of society with disabilities and additional needs, the charity deliver a wide range of programmes across Buckinghamshire, from employability and leadership training, to tackling issues such as knife crime and gangs.
Kevin Duffy, centre:mk’s Centre Director, commented: “We are thrilled to be able to support this incredible event in partnership with Action4Youth. Young people and their achievements do not always get the recognition they deserve, and this awards ceremony is a fantastic way to celebrate exceptional leadership, the dedication of the youth organisations, their volunteers and individuals who have achieved so much in this area.”
Jenifer Cameron, CEO of Action4Youth said: “Having a leading, achieving business such as centre:mk joining us in actively supporting the achievements of young people is wonderful. We all need to celebrate how great our young people are.”
Big Night Out will take place in September and will bring together over 1000 young people and their families, as well as over 100 key influential figures from across Buckinghamshire, including Countess Howe, HM Lord Lieutenant for Bucks, as well as senior councillors from Milton Keynes and Bucks, mayors and invited corporate guests.